What lies behind Nobel Peace chairman's demotion?
Where did the word 'hustings' come from?
How Iran's revolution let a feminist genie out of its bottle
The Large Hadron Collider is gearing up for its revamped second run, and its physicists want this next round of collisions to shake their discipline to its core.
The BBC looks at the prison, which has been called 'the Alcatraz of Indonesia' - where two Australians, expected to face execution this week, have been transferred.
The House of Lords EU Committee calls for a drone register to be set up which owners of unmanned aircraft would have to join.
The curious case of the socialite who doesn't exist
Talking Movies' Tom Brook meets the director of the documentary How to Change the World - a film which focuses on the early days of Greenpeace.
Is wind power coming of age with new turbines?
The greatest threat to China's wild elephants is no longer poaching but habitat destruction.
Former Australian Idol winner and X Factor judge Guy Sebastian will be Australia's first ever entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest.
An Argentine prosecutor appeals against last week's decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is injured by an attacker while attending a meeting in the capital Seoul, local media report.
Tokyo stocks ended 0.26 percent higher Thursday as investors awaited an upcoming policy meeting of the European Central Bank and a report on the U.S. labor market. (Xinhua)
The Serious Fraud Office is investigating liquidity auctions held by the Bank of England during the financial crisis, the bank says.
Ashley Young capitalises on a late error by Tim Krul to give Manchester United victory over Newcastle United.
Turkish Airlines jet crash lands at Nepal airport
David Cameron says he will take part in only one televised debate ahead of the election, featuring seven party leaders.
Two pedestrians were killed Thursday morning after a minivan crashed into a car at an intersection in Higashi-Osaka.
Chelsea stay five points clear at the top of the Premier League with a hard-fought win at West Ham.